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November 9, 2020 Episode 147

WHAT A WEEK. Local election results. LA is championed nationwide as the home of a progressive anti-carceral movement. Our long national nightmare is over but what does Biden mean for LA? Will Garcetti stay or go? And LAPD announces cuts.

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October 26, 2020 Episode 145

A sexual harassment scandal in the Mayor’s Office blows up. New moves against the Sheriff and DA. The City’s headed for a financial cliff. Hollywood NOW at war with itself over endorsements. Target Husk becomes a real boy.

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October 19, 2020 Episode 144

The Council District Four race leaves the rails, never to return. Garcetti plays coy about the Cabinet job he definitely wants. The history of the deadly Exide facility in Vernon, and the deal the federal government approved this week. Metro wants to widen more freeways and tear down your house.

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April 7, 2020 Episode 113

A status report on the coronavirus outbreak in Los Angeles. LA Times owner Patrick Soon-Shiong makes an investment in fighting the pandemic. Landlords feel left out of the relief program conversation. And City Council candidate NITHYA RAMAN joins the show to talk about the possible impacts of a recession on city services.

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March 9, 2020 Episode 108

Election Day wrap-up: how did the new voting system go, and what were the results? The decision not to cancel the LA Marathon due to the threat of coronavirus. And a local nonprofit struggling in its goal to become an affordable housing provider.

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